To mark the passing of Lou Reed, BOMB Magazinerepublished an interview with the musician by Tim Nye. First published in 1998, the interview sees Reed, among other things, taking stock of a Puff Daddy song.
The latest issue of Poetry Ireland Review asks authors to draw inspiration from W. B. Yeats. Check out Margaret Atwood’s contribution to the issue here. For more Atwood, read our recent interview with the author.
Have you been reading Michelle Dean’s Saturday History Lessons over at The Rumpus? This weekend she wrote on Dorothy Parker’s ashes, which are, apparently, in Baltimore. Also, this one, on Flannery O’Connor and her best pen pal Betty Hester, is great.
Pop quiz! What out-of-print book is more sought after by inquiring readers than any other? (Here’s a hint, before you click through and find out the depressing answer: the book is not a work of fiction.)